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What could be the best home remedy in emergency for scorpion sting or in other words single sting? Is spider bite also treated likewise?

What could be the best home remedy in emergency for scorpion sting or in other words single sting?
Is spider bite also treated likewise?

Scorpion sing: Put a tourniquet above the site of the sting and go to the nearest emergency department. enveomation requires emergency attention ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a spider bite?

What is the best way to treat a spider bite?

It depends on type: Of spider. Wash area of bite with warm water ; soap. Dry. Apply antibiotic ointments. But seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you ; you have fever, severe pain (can be felt at bite site ; possibly chest, back or abdomen); abdominal cramping /rigidness or ulceration of skin at site. You may need a tetanus shot (if you don't know when your last shot was or it has been > 10 years). Also. ...Read more

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How to treat a spider bite what do I do first?

How to treat a spider bite what do I do first?

Depends: Most spider bite are like other insect bites and may hurt at first but afterward, like with any break in the skin, infection needs to be watched for. So cleaning is best. Some are dangerous like the well known widow and recluse bites in the usa, but there are other less known species that can cause problems like the recluse too. Generally, watch the bite and if concerned, see a physician. ...Read more

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How to treat a spider bite on the lip?

How to treat a spider bite on the lip?

Spider: Clean with soap and water...If black widow or brown recluse then goto er...If not, then apply topical antibiotic for 48 hours followed by topical steroid cream...If still swollen or painful, see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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How can you treat a spider bite?

How can you treat a spider bite?

See below: Usually like any other insect bite: with cleansing, wound care and observation for possible signs of secondary infection. ...Read more

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How do you treat a spider bite?

Depends: On the severity of the spider bite. Local hygiene soap water. Apply a dressing. Check your tetanus status. If things worsen. See a wound specialist. ...Read more

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How do you treat a spider bite that has a red ring come up around it ?

How do you treat a spider bite that has a red ring come up around it
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Observe act if need: Spider bites can often become infected. First i would recommend that you put tea tree oil or vinegar on it and keep the area clean. If the redness starts to fade then you can just watch it. If it grows larger then i would have it checked for possible need of antibiotics. If the spider was seen and you know it was not a brown recluse or black widow then just observe. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do for black widow spider bite at home?

Are there things I can do for black widow spider bite at home?

Sure it's a bite?: An infection with methicillin resistant staph aureus (MRSA) can also look like a spider bite. We call this type of skin infection "spider bite syndrome". I think you should go see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you treat a spider bite. Have taken 8 benadryl since this morning ?

How do you treat a spider bite. Have taken 8 benadryl since this morning ?

Wrong question: Venomous spiders are extremely rare in Ohio and are not indigenous to your area. Neither Benadryl nor any other antihistamine is of any use for black widow or brown recluse spider attacks. Unless you bring the spider to an EXPERT for identification, assume you have SOMETHING ELSE. The real question becomes "what is your actual diagnosis?" Since you fail to describe it, no diagnosis is possible thi ...Read more

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How do I best treat a spider bite on the outside of my foot just below my ankle?

How do I best treat a spider bite on the outside of my foot just below my ankle?

First aid: Clean wound with antiseptic wash. Go to your dr. Or er. The spider may have been a brown recluse. ...Read more

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